Jacobs Graduate Electrical Engineer in London, United Kingdom
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Join the Jacobs Graduate Development Programme (GDP) to start your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, environment and communities. As a Jacobs Graduate you will be part of a larger network of talent who are Challenging Today and Reinventing Tomorrow.
Some of our very own Jacobs Graduates have contributed to this advert – so you’re getting a firsthand account of what it’s like to work with us!
What we do at Jacobs
Our People & Places Solutions (P&PS) business focuses on providing solutions to future challenges such as climate change, the need for renewable energy, low carbon economies, transportation, and material resource and waste management. While we shape some of the very largest and most challenging landmark projects in the UK, we also deliver local projects that protect communities. We lead with the environment and make social and natural capital central to how we solve our clients’ challenges. We are helping to create the sustainable and resilient cities and communities of the future, making attractive places for all to live and work.
What’s in it for you?
As a Jacobs Graduate you will join a structured 2-year programme aimed at progressing Graduates into global project leaders and problem solvers. Our GDP provides the framework, mentoring and expertise, supporting you to reach your full potential. On joining our programme in September 2023, you will rapidly gain knowledge of how our company works, what motivates us and how you can make innovative contributions to our projects, helping us build a more connected and sustainable world.
About the role
Jacobs is offering a great opportunity for a talented Graduate Electrical Engineer with an interest in design and construction to join our growing teams. Working for Jacobs Energy and Power team, you will gain experience working on major substation and underground cable schemes throughout all phases of the project lifecycle, from feasibility through to detailed design.
You will be predominantly based in our offices in London, Bristol and Birmingham. You will have involvement in live projects with the support of a large multidisciplinary design team. The role will provide you with opportunities to train, grow and progress in a direction that suits your own particular skillset and interests.
Prepare outline and detailed electrical engineering designs and calculations.
Typical designs include one-line diagrams, protection and control schematic development, wiring diagrams, SCADA, communications, substation physical layouts, material lists, conduit and cable sizing/routing, AC and DC systems calculations and sizing, and substation grounding.
Produce technical and commercial specifications, drawings and schedules
Working closely and collaboratively with the commercial and construction teams to develop efficient, practical and safe solutions throughout design stages, construction and beyond.
Preparation of documents, reports and health and safety risk assessments
You will positively engage with the Client, managing relationships and adopting a One-Team approach to support them in achieving their aims Candidate Specification We are looking for a flexible and motivated graduate with a genuine passion for learning and professional growth.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Be working towards achieving a 2:1 or above in a degree relative to electrical engineering (BEng) or a post graduate qualification (MSc) and must have a strong interest in the Power sector.
To be a flexible and innovative self-starter who brings a curious mindset to finding solutions for real-world problems
The adaptability to learn, unlearn and reprioritise as things around you change
You must have the permanent right to work in the UK.
We want you to bring your whole, authentic self to Jacobs - have you travelled around the world? Worked in a bar? Been captain of a sports team or volunteered for a charity? Tell us - we’re looking for people with interesting stories and experiences!
Step 1: Apply Online
Step 2: Gamification Assessment
Step 3: Interview
What else we provide
In addition to work-life balance and flexibility, UK employees also receive;
Free single medical cover and digital GP service
Reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships
An inclusive and diverse environment, embracing the variety of cultures, backgrounds and lifestyles of our employees through Jacobs Employee Networks (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity)
A focus on safety, health, and wellbeing, prioritising our people through a culture of caring and a network of positive mental health champions
Opportunities to give back to our communities through our Collectively program, incorporating matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.
We are truly passionate about inclusion and diversity and recognise that this application and selection process may not suit all candidates. If this is the case for you, please get in touch (TAEurope@jacobs.com) with us to discuss how we can make this process more accessible.
Closing Date Sunday 16th October 2022
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